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PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. 3193 BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMmucA. M“°h *1906- A PROCLAMATION. Y WVHEREAS, The Gallatin Forest Reserves, in the`State of Mon- Re§§l2§§20£§;§_St tana, were established by proclamation dated February tenth, eight- i;·;’{),P· 178*- een hundred and ninety-nine; a e` ` And whereas, it is provided by the Act of Congress, approved June ve1.a0,¤.se. ` fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, "An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes,” that “The President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may here- ` after be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve "; · And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted by adding to the said forest reserves certain lands, within the State of Montana, which are in part covered with timber; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety~seven, do (proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or·settlement an set apart as a Public Reservation, for the use and _ benefit of the ople, all the tracts of land, in the State of Montana, shown as the Giiillatin Forest Reserve, on the diagram forming a part hereof; Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands Lands excepted. which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by ang lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land O ce, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, that~this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, tiling, or settlement was made. i ' \Varning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settle- ¤8§{;;g,{_°d "°'“ ment upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be atlixed. Done at the City of \Vashington this 7th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL'] six, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth. Tm·:onom: Roosrzvnnr By the President: Roamrr Bacon Acting Secretary of State. BY THE Pimsnmxr or THE Uxrrno STATES or Aivmmoa. March 10. 1906- A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS, it is Lprovided by section twenty-four of the Act of €S1§¤rg¤“E¤¤§¤F§; Congress, approved arch thir , eighteen hundred and ninety-one, wasn. U ' entitled, "A_n act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other pur- $f,§°§‘6*Q‘,'§; mm poses," “That the President of the United States may, from time to ‘ •